Found November 03, 2011 on Yahoo! Sports:
Matt Cullen had two goals and an assist for Minnesota, and the Wild let their sputtering offense loose by dominating the Vancouver Canucks from start to finish with 45 shots on net in a 5-1 victory Thursday night. Pierre-Marc Bouchard scored and had two assists and Guillaume Latendresse and Marco Scandella also had goals for the Wild, who won their third straight game, all with backup Josh Harding...
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